This book has everything, ex Navy Seal were-men with supernatural 'gifts', genetic experiments, shape shifters, bad guys, sex and romance. J D Tyler throws more strange characters with weird abilities into the story as it unfolds and they can be brought forward to be part of the story or left in the background for another book. It reminded me of JR Ward's BlackDagger Brotherhood or Gena Showalter's Lords of the Underworld. So if you loved them then you will love this new series I am sure.
The narrator did a good job too.
These books are going to be an automatic download for me, now I just have to be patient and wait but it could end up a series of at least 7 or much more mmmmm delicious.
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This is a fantastic start to a series, it has lots of hot archangels, a villain you can't help but like, romance, humour and a surprise or two!
The narrator was really good, there were conversations between women and four or five men with different accents which he seemed to pull off with ease. I think his performance only added to an already good book.
Can't wait for the next three books!!!
Press the 'add to cart' button, it's 12 hrs 45mins of Heaven.
I like Fantasy & Science Fiction but not into Zombie. Due to Health issues, listen to Audiobooks/read ebooks where I can enlarge the print
An excellent start to a new series and a captivating & emotionally gripping story by Mercedes Lackey.
The narrator does an commendable job, each character seems to come alive as a separate entity. I don't think the sample is as good a choice as it could have been to show off the narrator.
The 500 Kingdoms are inhabited by a manner of good and evil magical beings, beasts and humans, from the Fae, Brownies and Unicorns to Giants, Dragons, and Evil Witches, Mages and Sorceresses and their minions
The 500 Kingdoms are imbued with magic and the powerful force of tradition which tries to bend its peoples Magical or otherwise to its will for good or bad.
Tradition intended Elena to be a Cinderella, except that her would be prince was only eleven when she turned twenty-one, so her evil stepmother abandons her and decides to try her fortune hunting in other lands.
Elena, penniless and alone decides to become a paid servant, but her Fairy Godmother decides to take her on as an apprentice.
The magical potential that has built up in her through the unfulfilled tradition gives her huge magical powers. Thus Elena's tale and trials begin, but at least now she has a home and people that care for her and last but not least a purpose . . .
Warning whilst most of this book is G rated in small sections mainly near the end of the book it ups the eroticism for a bit but its not over done in my opinion but it may upset some readers.
There is a nice tone of humor throughout and It has great multilayered characters that grow as the story progresses.
This is an Fantasy adventure story with a side of romance and Elena is a remarkably strong female lead that has a vulnerable human side.